Not far by car from the airport. Pick up your rental and have some great food before you head out into S. Cal.
We had a veggie burrito (make sure you get black beans and green rice, the others have lard and chicken stock. And get it dry not wet.) and a veggie bowl. The burrito was huge and the veggies were cooked to perfection and delicious. Open salsa bar is great. Go ahead and try the hottest salsa, it's not too bad. Our food lasted us all day, but we didn't feel too full. We were a little let down that we weren't hungrier for our dinner 5 1/2 hours later.
Mike was standing sentry over the menu board and was very helpful to everyone trying to decide on their order. He really takes pride in this place.